Smaller shippers are showing more confidence in the U.S. economy, likely spurred by rising consumer spending and income, and that bodes well for LTL carriers such as Saia.
29 Mar 2013
Small businesses see some improvement in the economy, but they are still wary of excess spending or hiring, according to a shipper survey by trucking company Saia.
20 Mar 2013
Winter storms, new technology and other expected and unexpected costs may carve $14 million from Con-way Freight's first quarter earnings, but the less-than-truckload trucking company said yield, a measure of pricing, is rising, despite lower tonnage levels. Con-way also reported progress on initiatives designed to improve pricing and optimize its LTL network.
11 Mar 2013
The 10 less-than-truckload carriers with more than $1 billion in annual revenue increased combined sales 4.3 percent in 2012 to $23.2 billion.
30 Jan 2013
Trucking company Saia today reported income in the fourth quarter of 2012 was $5.4 million, shooting up 118.6 percent from $2.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2011.
13 Aug 2012
There was less freight for many less-than-truckload carriers to haul in the second quarter, as a slower economy stemmed year-over-year tonnage and shipment growth and in some cases left carriers movin
30 Jul 2012
Heavier freight, higher rates and a redesigned network helped regional carrier Saia send profit skyrocketing in the second quarter, despite hauling fewer shipments.
02 Jul 2012
Saia, a multiregional less-than-truckload carrier, purchased Robart Companies, a truck freight broker and logistics services provider based in Duluth, Ga.